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Tito Ortiz talks about fighting for his job, how he will be remembered and much more.
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The team -- the fastest growing brand in the sports world today. Many people feel that -- or teens with the main contributor to the sport's success and becoming mean history. We sat down with the UFC legend in this week's edition of open art. Tito Ortiz is an icon of the USC. But toast at a slugging flavor. -- -- There's so many great points some great -- I've reached. Some of our values and it may very pregnant seven Clippers track. You -- their game and stop the guys 22. And I was born in the reported for and bad days until now this for a -- evolution of the sporting generally -- so much. That's what I dream would be one game but I think the best moment of everything have to be where we might we will title. Five that is so I did in the final round decision about Miami. After only a year and a half competition. And I never thought it is the organization bought this season as they won. All but one of the exploits -- -- under the USC's burner but -- constantly trading on -- level for the world's best players eventually. Caught up with the. I sort of Russell of the sophomore in high school and drives go ahead of injuries throughout college had a injury I got to USC and I was fine all the way up two outs my. Fifth title defence and by. Before -- -- and I tore my ACL. Complete here. I came back after six months. I bought shamrock stopping the three round. I'll get rid of my next fight against Randy couture. I had a back problem. People understand it's not what we do it he would fight its really wood -- -- and -- -- -- six days a week. Six hours a day. Russell boxes he did some weight training run and this stuff that we put in what I get paid by we get paid me. And of had my back home about seven years. Can count on I -- I didn't live from the disabled but hopefully we'll have -- -- -- -- -- anyway I think he would. I explained I -- back off. The Vikings like OK you and I couldn't get them could not do that. I got the surgery done I would also a part of it and I hit a double leg would pick him up drop me I didn't even into the ground. First and my arms legs and -- them. About two and half minutes there. What -- with a -- that we pressed. And ruptured but specialist want to push my whole body got. That happens. It is for them. Old school which is happy with my Doctor Who did my lower back. You know I know what to do yourself and got a ruptured his C 67. And got bone Spurs that's when this final. In this series. -- so we sent me in my able to fight a war. There's a huge chance of -- paralyzed some serious. Million dollars. Or accountable paralyzed. But after about half a second. You know. Doctors at him -- on the field by. A lot of fans have this done because I apologize to you guys but I had to look out my health. Battling injury after injury teel who loves to. After defeating Ken Shamrock in 2006. Is next five -- resulted in four losses and a. Draw a fight the top competitors you have suppan against you know -- I didn't give me fights you know what I thought. Rashad Evans he goes on to win the world lightweight world title and I fought him to a draw which I -- I -- -- -- -- away from preseason again -- the second time. Yes. My hands in on offense does get taken down. Five machine and lost to him. In the decision but I almost had a triangle and I pushed the pace the whole time he just ran the whole time spot Forrest Griffin at number five in the and lost a split decision and if anybody any guys go back and watch that fight against USC that. I wanted to go out there. Then I have next surgery comeback and a bite Hamels lost -- decision by the top Geisel. And -- find that. The highest about possibly can each one of those fights can just gone either way if you went on Hamels kicked in the head on the right hand man enough about. Forced up out through ten more punches in the third round for the kids who guaranteed. We shot it right handed skim off the offensive side I would want the fight. Whom she devoted kept trying. -- -- wanna fight but. -- save intimidating. Is that your old news resumed last fight. And legendary -- -- 50 win was street can cost you your job. The only way to call its until things. Okay. I've had back surgery and -- Mike -- -- have a five in the world a split decision. By Matt -- after next surgery. And he needs. To start a five win streak. And I gets tired. I get knocked out Nuggets and I didn't dominate. And going out -- as a top guys won't play. Again. I finish and I've pretty much had to take my job. In the same amount as serious it is just the judgment was that to get pumped enough. It was serious and I. Took it is. These guys you want me to do pay cut. It's when you really need. Best but keep someone who had strong words by. I felt like that. After that big teams if I said. Let's think about. And about cars they called back so we'll give you chance. Finally healthy ago Jeter was given an opponent the younger stronger and heavily favored Brian Baker. -- was also given an ultimatum. We in this fight will be -- UFC. No Ryan there's a couple plays they've their very tough opponent. Elect a lot of -- Toews finished a lot of mistakes he does you know -- -- to want to hand over hand right issues. I know what do you do to win. And -- gators number five in the world once again put me with a tough guy and I don't easy fight. I guess is payback but I guess I'll take it in stride and on the would be there I get my hand raised and show that he's my contract for another. Three more -- They'll have me. Really really feel like I wanna fight. They'd lose a person that the fun of me that I got to get a win. I don't put this perspective being an underdog underdog -- -- -- the entry of the media my hand through. -- Underdog but didn't. But in the work -- wanna play I feel -- that I felt relieved you know hundreds. Appreciate. 055. And they put them what they think I hated -- in this -- To do right now. You will see 132. To your season moved up to the talk. Against the wall and retirement so don't -- throw to do it seems everyone to. I'm doing right hand. Submission of the night but also the right continues USC career. Writing his first victory and help but did you feel -- so just do what may be next I don't know. To a minimum of force again Mueller shot again. I don't know I think a lot of great fights ahead -- another got injuries away from being on the back problems and neck problems and I'm in the division and I am hopes to about me for five days off back for him -- -- training center in a situation. To a fight Cano didn't. With performances like this last one Tito has shown his story has yet to -- conclude. But every fighter must eventually walk away from the cage and when that day comes -- Tito -- wanna be remembered. As one of the greatest champions. That -- gets knocked -- my -- with the -- entrepreneurs. And business man. And use. Their dreams will in this -- -- -- have -- -- -- -- him. -- -- Punk kid who had nothing like we'll. Achieve so much. Through greatness of the US team. And they're great to be good. Inspired and motivated by things I've been alive and that was supposed to achieve I had some teachers and so we can become a thousand BP for the rest my life. And I've achieved greatness. I guess I was born to be --